SUMMARY OF ROLE
This is a key position which assists the Senior Financial Analyst in providing financial and analytical support to the Finance Director and European CFO.
The individual will coordinate and review the month end financials / forecast closing process, will conduct monthly period end close activities, quarterly and annual data collection and review with accent on analyzing, ensuring the quality of the data as well as preparing management reports.
This role is an important link between the various European entities and European Business Units Finance leaders.
PRINCIPLE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for the monthly consolidation and integrity of the European monthly Financials
Performs monthly analytical reviews to support ensuring overall European financial data integrity and consistency, provide advice / help to European sites and Business Units in order to met their deadlines and deliver high quality data
Coordinates the month end financials closing process in HFM, ensuring the accuracy of the loaded data, providing assistance and advice to both European sites and Business Units and ultimately be in a position to explain significant variances on different topics
Ensures accurate and timely preparation of the standard management reporting packages / presentations which includes analysis of the orders performance, income statement, balance sheet, headcount and asset management
Manages quarterly and annual data collection and review such as certification letters, and provide assistance in preparing and coordinating various projects / requests for Automation Solutions US HeadQuarter
Leads various ad-hoc projects as required by group headquarters, provide input for continuous improvement of the processes that group headquarters coordinates and develops the existing reporting infrastructure owned / managed by the headquarters
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
University or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or Economics
1 to 2 years of work experience in a finance / accounting role is required, Big 4 audit experience preferred
Hyperion HFM experience desired, but not essential
Excelent computer skills Expert level use and understanding of MS Excel and Power Point
Multinational organization experience, as well as US GAAP knowledge would be an asset
Must be a good communicator, team player and comfortable working with senior management
Fluent in English (advanced level written & spoken) with work experience in an English speaking environment